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The Original King Kamehameha Statue

Highway 270, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
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Highway 270, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Some good history here. in the town of Kapa'au. Nice little town with a good ice cream store nearby. You can get a great photo of the King.

Thank TheDude23112
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Learned about the famous king and his birth place on the Big Island of Hawaii. Into history, you must see this.

Thank David A
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had seen the statue in Hilo which overlooks the bay, and it was impressive. But reading the story about this one in Kapaau, we had to see this one too. Also impressive, and the story makes it special since it's amazing that the statue...More

Thank garbagecollector
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Statue in a park setting with some picnic benches. King is facing north towards Maui. Plenty of parking.

Thank RonZeee
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Having lived in Hawaii and attended school there....many years ago, the story of the King was always something special to me. Seeing this original statue was so meaningful. If you are at all interested in the Hawaiian history, this is the one statue you need...More

Thank gldnpupper27
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Nice stop on the back from Polulu point. Statue is interesting, tribute to local veterans on the porch was thought provoking and respectful. King's view cafe across the street was a good stop, too.

Thank Sweetwater08
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great picture site and historical info. You can walk around site and learn about statue and other history of Hawaiian islands.

Thank Rae Lynn C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great story of how the statue got back to this spot and a nice little break if you are traveling the Kohala area of the Big Island!

Thank kellyemc
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

If you are driving somewhere and this statue is en route (e.g. Polulu Lookout) then go ahead and look for it. Not sure I would go out of my way to see it though.

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The story of the statue lost at sea and the memory of the King it represents is very moving. Tucked into sleepy Kapaau at the North end of the Big Island it is a poignant reminder of the Native Hawaiians.

Thank irenebadams
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